Friday, April 17, 2015

Plant Sale and Summer Class


Annual Plant Sale at Saint Martin's Learning Garden
April 29, 30 & May 1st from 11-2pm in the garden adjacent to the cafeteria patio.

This year, in addition to the usual variety of vegetables, flowers, herbs and berries, we will have an assortment of garden planters made from repurposed materials by student intern Steven Caron.

Throughout the summer quarter the Learning Garden will be offering workshops on how to make some these fun garden projects including:
Vertical Pallet Gardens, Terra cotta Hanging Pot Planters, Repurposed Glass Planters, Beach, Wood Planters, Hanging Gutter Gardens, Garden Totems, Birdhouses, Birdfeeders.

TAKE A SUMMER CLASS (3CR.)! Get outside and learn.
COM395: Ora et Labora: Contemplation and Work in the Garden  (3cr.)
This course has three components: 1. Hands on work in the Learning Garden, planting, tending and harvesting fruits and vegetables for Thurston County Food Bank. 2. Researching local and global issues related to food production and distribution. 3. Creating media stories based on research,m contemplation, and the hands-on experience of working in the soil. Students may take either or both sessions.
Main Summer Session
Fridays, 9am-12:20pm
Instructor: Sky Myers

Volunteers needed! Contact Sky Myers ( if you would like to help with the plant sale, planting or if you have plants to donate!

All sale proceeds go towards the Learning Garden. The vegetables grown in the garden go to the Thurston County Food Bank.

Read more about the garden here